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AWS EC2: Hello World – Forward to the Past

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I enter the world of cloud computing and learn that, once again, we go forward to the past. I finally did it. I entered the world of actual virtual cloud computing. Not just Facebooking or DropBoxing, but actual computing. Well, not much computing, but making a few bits move. Earlier this year […]

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Tags: Computing · Internet · Learning · Linux · Technology

Running Linux Mint from a USB Stick

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I use PenDriveLinux to install Linux Mint on a 1GigaByte USB stick. I had a little spare time one weekend, so… I had seen several people mention Linux Mint. (I can’t seem to remember if it is Linux Mint or Mint Linux or even Lint Minux, but that is another matter.) So, […]

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VMWare Player and Ubuntu on Win XP

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I have a virtual machine running on a Windows XP laptop computer with Ubuntu Linux running in the virtual machine. This is all using WMware’s WMware Player. I had a problem at work where I needed a Linux-based computer to run a test. To be candid, I first saw this as an […]

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The iPad – part 0

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Initial impression – I like the iPad. Let’s not forget how far hardware has advanced in two years. I bought an iPad this morning. I have a model with WiFi and 16 Gigabytes of memory. As most people already know, it doesn’t have: a phone 3G a camera (neither video nor still) […]

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Learning with Computers, SELinux Collides with HP Printer

August 17th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips HP printers struggle to work under Linux if SELinux is “enforcing.” It seems that HP and others would have taken care of this foible by now. I have a new computer, actually two new computers. Well, they aren’t new and they aren’t really two, they are one. Now I have confused myself. […]

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